Student Senate seeks governance restructuring

Morgan Budde, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

The President’s Council brought the Student Governance Structure Referendum 2012 to the attention of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students last semester. The referendum consists of four proposals including moving the...

UWP out of flu vaccine

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

January 31, 2013

Student Health Services distributed 330 free flu vaccinations during Fall 2012, depleting their supply of the vaccine for what is likely the remainder of the academic year. The amount of ill students with influenza calling into SHS ...

Meth ingredients catch fire in Rountree

Rachael Shaff and Matt Ahasay

November 16, 2012

Emergency personnel from Platteville and Cuba City responded to a wastebasket fire in room 429b of Rountree Commons at 1:08 a.m. Saturday. The small fire ignited from the attempted production of methamphetamine, according to...

Wrestling falls to No. 5 Warhawks

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012

The Pioneers put up a fight, but the talent of the no. 5 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks wrestling team prevailed 31-9. The dual was the Pioneers WIAC and home debut this season, and the young squad started the...

Pioneers down Devils on Senior Day

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

Senior Day was a day for the record books with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers 62-20 rout of the visiting University of Wisconsin-Stout Blue Devils. The win brought the team’s record to 7-2 overall, 4-2 in...

2012 Homecoming King and Queen, Tyler Fisher and Emily Gartland represent UWP

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2012

During homecoming week, two student leaders had a taste of what it means to be royalty, University of Wisconsin-Platteville style. On Oct. 18, Emily Gartland and Tyler Fisher were crowned the UW-Platteville Homecoming Queen and King. ...

Dominant defense spurs 31-0 victory

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2012

The Pioneers (5-2, 2-2 WIAC) posted their first shutout of the year in route to a 31-0 victory Saturday. The Pioneer defense smothered the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons all afternoon giving the offense plenty...

House cat mistaken for cougar

Caroline Lundberg, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

A trail camera photograph of a possible cougar was investigated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in September. The trail camera is privately owned and located near the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. DNR...

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